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Slow Cooker Maple and Brown Sugar Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Make some of the most tender pork with our slow cooker maple and brown sugar pork tenderloin recipe!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Favorite family dinner, Simple pork tenderloin recipe, Slow cooker pork recipe, sunday dinner
Servings: 6
Calories: 267kcal

Equipment

  • Non-stick Cooking Spray
  • Slow Cooker
  • Small Mixing Bowl
  • Saucepan

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds pork tenderloin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup maple syrup  (cut in half if using pure maple syrup)
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 4 Tablespoons Dijon Mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 2 Tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cider vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme crumbled
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 Tablespoon cold water

Instructions

  • Sprinkle tenderloins lightly with salt and pepper.
  • Place pork in a slow cooker sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Combine syrup, garlic, mustard, honey, brown sugar, vinegar, and thyme. Pour over the pork.
  • Turn pork to coat thoroughly.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 7 to 8 hours, or on HIGH for 3 to 4 hours.
  • Remove pork to a plate and cover with foil to keep warm.
  • Pour the juices into a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Combine the cornstarch and cold water; whisk into the reduced juices and cook for 1 minute longer.
  • Slice the pork and serve with the thickened juices.

Notes

  • Fresh brown sugar provides some amazing flavor. If you want to make your own, take a look at this simple Brown Sugar recipe from The Kitchn.

Nutrition

Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 195mg | Potassium: 652mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 2mg